Indonesia: Josephine ‘Obin’ Komara opens Cloth Museum


Renowned cloth maker/fashion designer Josephine “Obin” Komara has launched a textile museum on the island of Bali. Simply taking the name “Museum Kain” (Literally meaning the Cloth Museum), the museum near Kuta Beach is completed with high tech interactive displays, including touch-screen consoles in front of each piece of exhibited cloth. The museum features 61 rare pieces of various batik cloths on display as well as copper batik printing blocks, canting wax pens and dried leaves used for coloring.

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